mound etymology

Middle English word mound comes from Proto-Indo-European *mnā-, Proto-Germanic *ga-, Proto-Germanic - þiz, and later Proto-Germanic *munaną (To remember. To think, to consider, to believe.)

Detailed word origin of mound

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mnā- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ga- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Indicates association or togetherness; co-.. Indicates completeness or wholeness. In verbs, also indicates perfectivity (a finished action).
- þiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*munduz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*mn̥ti- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*munaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To remember. To think, to consider, to believe.
mund Old English (ang) (poetic) hand. Protector, guardian. Trust, security. protection.
*mundiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
ġemynd Old English (ang)
mound Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as mound

Descendants of *mnā-
brain i-mune imunde mane mencioun mend menowe menten min minde minne mone monk monnen montaigne mune munnen munt munten mynde mynen mynnen remainen ȝemunde
Descendants of *ga-
aline boueer gar gerren gnast graiden iscefte likely likliche likly mete metels upset vnmete y- yclept ymunde yo ypunished ȝare ȝarwen ȝebed ȝehwa ȝeræden
Descendants of - þiz
bouȝt bowght cleove dright flight gleede insight mendlees miȝty mund myghte onmiȝt ought plight plyght schulen seed siȝt soght tuht tuhtle vnmyȝty wiste ȝemünde